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Bank Robber (1993)

Billy, a hopeless romantic, robs banks wearing business suits, in a desperate attempt to hold on to his three-timing girl friend, Selina. Billy believes Selina only likes him for the thrill... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Billy
Lisa Bonet ... Priscilla
Judge Reinhold ... Officer Gross
Forest Whitaker ... Officer Battle
Olivia d'Abo ... Selina
Paula Kelly ... Mother
Mariska Hargitay ... Marisa Benoit
Michael Jeter ... Night Clerk #1
Joe Alaskey ... Night Clerk #2
Andy Romano ... Police Captain
Warren Munson ... Bank Manager
Don Perry ... Assistant Manager
Lisa Spikerman Lisa Spikerman ... Candy (as Lisa Marie Spikerman)
James Garde ... Chris
Stephen McDonough Stephen McDonough ... Andy
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Storyline

Billy, a hopeless romantic, robs banks wearing business suits, in a desperate attempt to hold on to his three-timing girl friend, Selina. Billy believes Selina only likes him for the thrill that his bank robberies offer, and the gifts he bestows upon her. Wanting to give up his criminal life, he plans a final bank heist in order to buy a sailboat and sail away with Selina. Billy dons a business suit and pulls off the robbery. However, he fails to dismantle a security camera, and his face is recorded. Billy hides out at the nearby "Heartbreak Hotel," and sees his image on the television news. Before long, hotel clerks, delivery men, and drug dealers recognize Billy, and extort him for money. Meanwhile, he becomes depressed when he realizes that Selina has been unfaithful. Billy consoles himself in the arms of a prostitute named Priscilla, who soon falls in love with him. Written by Larry B.

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Taglines:

Stealing her passion is a risky affair.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, a bloody shooting, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Billy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$115,842
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Company Credits

Production Co:

IRS Media,Initial Groupe See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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good film
28 July 2006 | by negreaddSee all my reviews

It was a nice , funny and interesting film, for those how have an eagle eye for beauty of life and a some humor too. Billy, the great bank robber is in fact the poor bank robber. He actually wants only to have a good and lovely life with his girl friend....It was one of the best films I have ever seen, it is a transposition of the reality in a nice story...I would like to see it again...

There are many humorous things in the world: among them the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages." -- Mark Twain, Following the Equator People always HAVE eaten people; people always WILL eat people. You can't change human nature!" -- Flanders and Swann, The Reluctant Cannibal, At The Drop Of A Hat


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